Skip to comments.The Sonia Syndrome: Why White Men Are Doomed
Posted on 06/02/2009 11:54:46 AM PDT by lewisglad
Quite soon, likely this week, Sonia Sotomayor will arrive on Capitol Hill, where she will be greeted by a gaggle of lawmakers. Nearly all of them will be white. Most will be men.
It must be said: These guys are doomed. All of these dark-suited white male politicians, with their crisp shirts and red coordinated ties, will be embarrassingly lacking the key appendage required in American politics today. Through elections and re-elections, grueling fundraising dinners and various travails required for elevation to the highest offices in the land, they thought they had it all! And until now, darn it, they did. They had what was needed to make it in America.
But now, its not enough. These politicians are missing an identity. As in identity politics.
OK, so heres the issue, or so it seems based on the fevered response to a few sentences from Judge Sotomayor: If you happen to be a 54-year-old Hispanic woman from the Bronx, and if you happened to notice, somehow, that you are a 54-year-old Hispanic woman from the Bronx and then if you imply, lets say in an address to an academic audience, Hey! Im thinking Im a 54-year-old Hispanic woman from the Bronx and thats going to have something to do with how I look at the world and oh, by the way, Im thinking that may even give me a better perspective on the tapestry of global human experience than a rich white guy from Greenwich, Connecticut .
Well, you have just entered the world of identity politics.
There appears, well understate, to be concern among some conservativesand I do emphasize some, because theres a whole group of smart conservatives that Sonia Sotomayors so-called identity politics have compromised her legal judgments, and would continue to do so on the Supreme Court.
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I feel quite fine thank you. No excuses. The main thing.
Those despised white guys the author can't seem to conceal his contempt for - they do have an identity. It's been suppressed since HUAC took on the KKK to the point at which a lot of otherwise intelligent people - and there are some intelligent liberals, I'm sure - think it doesn't exist as long as they don't acknowledge it. Careful with that one, friends. If you really do want to Balkanize American politics with identity, you might want to take a look at Balkan history first.
Feh, this whole administration is about payback
” will be embarrassingly lacking the key appendage required in American politics today”
How long will it take for ...ahem.... others to destroy the Western Civilization that white men built, largely it should be added, in an environment of Christianity.
The consequences of this election can be summed up in what I heard about the last election altercation that a white man, former Civil Rights proponent and activist, had with one of the three black thugs at the Philadelphia polling place (conveniently a ‘guild’ house) dressed in black military garb while brandishing billy clubs: “White man you are about to be ruled by a the black man”. For Ms. Sotowhatever, the sentiment is the same, only the particular race has changed.
Guess you have seen the new and revised histories that are being taught to our children.
If you thought the “New Math” was stupid - just check that stuff out.
I believe John Galt was White and the John Galts of America still are.
You used the polite language, and I appreciate it. The Panthers said ‘You are about to be ruled by the black man, cracker’ while brandishing billy clubs (and the Obama appointee let them off the hook)
Two sides of the same argument:
The most successful, free-est, and highest standard of living societies were made by WHITE MEN.
By comparison, name a “brown” society that even comes close, ever, throughout history.
A wise Latina would keep her racism to herself. But what we have here is a rather coarse and common bigot. What Satomayor shares with SkinnyHitler and the Arkansas Skirtchaser is revealing: the lack of a father, who might have taught her some manners. This is the Ivy League Trailer Trash brigade. They came from nothing, nurtured their class envy at marxist indoctrination centers, and learned to use the government to give them the power and wealth they couldn’t achieve legitimately. You can take the trash out of the trailer, but you can’t take the trailer out of the trash.
These two white guys are doomed (doomed).
>...dressed in black military garb while brandishing billy clubs: White man you are about to be ruled by a the black man
The story would have been much better if it hand ended with “and then he pulled out his .357 revolver and killed the people who were obviously threatening him.”
But then again, it’s not “politically correct” to stand up for yourself, and your own rights, such as the right to self-defense, the right to property, the right to _equal treatment_ under the law.
“Guess you have seen the new and revised histories that are being taught to our children.”
You mean the “history” where Rosa Parks gets 10 times the coverage of George Washington? Yeah I’ve seen it. And, if you ask my kids, they will tell you that I have declared open warfare upon it.
“By comparison, name a brown society that even comes close, ever, throughout history.”
Well historical scholars like Neil Young will tell you that the white man ruined the paradise on Earth of the Mayan Civilization. You know, the one where they routinely performed human sacrifices of their young to appease their pagan Gods, and killed the losing team in a sports competition.
FOX did a special on the crap kids are getting in their history books lately. It was most revealing. They even gave names and adresses of the CEOs of the companies putting this garbage out.
Or private school. The rest are contaminated.
But putting YOUR kid in a decent school helps only a little bit.
The politicians, lawyers, journalists and educators of tomorrow are being created in these hot-pots of political correctness by the leftists and Americahaters who teach in them today.
Its like a disease, contaminating the young.